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1. Follow the link to an example paper written in the format of the Chicago Manual of Style.


Chicago_Style_Example_Paper_Footnotes (from



2. For more information about the Chicago Manual of Style go to



3. New Student Orientation Writing Workshop

Sharpening Your Sword: Three Tips for Effective College Writing  OrientationFall2013-Writing



4.Writing an Essay



5. Thesis Statements


Examples of thesis statements:





 6. Writing the Introductory Paragraph



7. Writing the Conclusion




8. Correcting Run-On Sentences

Correcting Run-On Sentences